Tallahassee, FL – This week, community leaders from the region’s 12 counties gathered in the State’s Capitol as a unified voice to showcase the unique attributes and economic impact of Northwest Florida, from the beaches and beyond. The event called Northwest Florida Days was hosted by the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals Northwest Florida Chapter, Florida’s Great Northwest, Opportunity Florida, Explore Northwest Florida, the Northwest Florida Tourism Council and Northwest Florida League of Cities.
“Between last night’s networking reception and this morning’s legislative appreciation breakfast, over 200 chamber professionals, tourism experts, economic developers, business owners and community leaders came to Tallahassee to celebrate the strong leadership we have in our 10 legislators representing Northwest Florida in our State’s Capitol,” said Jennifer Conoley, President & CEO of Florida’s Great Northwest and event co-host of Northwest Florida Days. “When we cross county lines and join forces as one region, we have a larger voice and make a greater impression on decision makers throughout the state of Florida.”
This year’s event included engagement opportunities with the following legislators of Northwest Florida’s delegation:
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Northwest Florida Facts, Figures and Impacts
Northwest Florida’s Economic Impact:
GRP of Florida is $1,369,130,349,770.00 and the population of Florida: 21,987,243.
When comparing Northwest Florida to the state:
Northwest Florida represents 4.6% of Florida’s GRP.
Northwest Florida represents 5.1% of Florida’s population.
Northwest Florida residents produce 4.6% of Florida’s income relative to its 5.1% of state population make up.
More than 186,689 jobs were also generated and accounted for over $21 billion of the region’s economy in 2021.
Tourism spending in Northwest Florida was at $10.2 billion in 2019.
Economic Development Impact & Existing Industry Highlights:
Research and Development Examples:
For more information about Northwest Florida Days or the impacts of Northwest Florida to the state, please contact Kasey Killebrew at 334.790.4557 or email@example.com.
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